Quotation Explorer - 'Materialistic'

Hong Kong became so materialistic that it must be one of the rarest places in the world where family members need to make an appointment to have dinner together, and people speculate upon their own home where their own children are growing up.’Quote from my 7th book about Hong Kong! - TIM I GURUNG
In a materialistic society, man is likely to value the opinion of a rich man over that of a poor one; even when coming to opinions that have absolutely nothing to do with moneymaking. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
No one is materialistic by birth. It the loneliness of that person which makes him, love things that can never love him back. - Srinivas Shenoy
She's a gypsy girl living in a materialistic world, Unattached to most things but in love with life itself. - Nikki Rowe
Egotorial: An editorial in broadcasting or print media where the subject matter is secondary to the superficial, pretentious, antagonistic, or materialistic ego of the author. - Grant McLachlan
I am still searching for a popular prayer which doesn’t seek materialistic or other benefits from God and is a simple prayer which simply expresses gratitude in Him and believes what He does will be for our best… - Neelam Saxena Chandra
A netizen speaks normally about one’s life’s first priority or preference through the profile picture; it’s often the person seen therein, but it could also be the product on which s/he lays the hand on or seen as an inset in this selfish and materialistic world. - Anuj Somany
A materialistic world will not be won to Christ by a materialistic church. - David Platt
By studying Bhagavad-gītā, one can become a soul completely surrendered to the Supreme Lord and engage himself in pure devotional service. As the Lord takes charge, one becomes completely free from all kinds of materialistic endeavors. - A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
The materialistic view of happiness of our age starkly revealed in our understanding of the word "luxury. - Alain de Botton
In a materialistic society, the dead body of a rich man’s dog is regarded as a corpse; that of a poor man, a carcass. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
[When a religious couple wrote to Sagan about fulfilled prophecies, he wrote back in May 1996:]If ‘fulfilled prophecy’ is your criterion, why do you not believe in materialistic science, which has an unparalleled record of fulfilled prophecy? Consider, for example, eclipses. - Carl Sagan
A mind who is materialistic by nature can’t ever find own heart in the work, so s/he may appear effective only for the time being but could never truly be a productive person or a creative soul. - Anuj Somany
Prosperity cannot be experienced by living detached from Nature. Everything else is only a gradation of materialistic, earthly ambitions. We came from the stars and there lies the path to our substantive evolution. - Grigoris Deoudis
In a materialistic society, there’s no such a thing as a ‘romantic’ broke man. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
*I’m hustling* is a low self-esteem having man’s way of saying *I’m unemployed,* when answering a seemingly materialistic woman’s question as to what he does for a living. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Love does not claim materialistic possession of any kind, it yields complete freedom. - Santosh Kalwar
We are all materialistic. There are different levels of materialism! Some aspire to a fancy car, others only wish to go to bed at night with a full stomach. - D.J. Jouett
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